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    Need an electrician? At MyJobQuote you can find hundreds of electricians across the UK, making it easy to find the best and most reliable electricians in your area. Compare quotes from multiple electrical contractors for all sorts of jobs including light fittings, sockets and switches, outdoor lights, rewires, fuse board upgrades, safety certificates and more!

    Find a nearby electrician to fix your lighting and power issues at a great price. Get free quotes and compare them from a number of local electricians. Get quotes on all size of jobs from commercial to domestic electrical tasks. Need an electrical inspection doing in a property where you are the landlord or need some rewiring done around the house. Use the form above and see what you can save today, all quotes are obligation free.

    Electricians Overview

    Very little in our current lives would function without electricity, therefore electricians work in a variety of roles across industry and in our homes. Electricians tend to specialise in key roles, such as home inspection and wiring, new build wiring, HVAC engineering, inspection & testing, underfloor heating and solar energy. Their work is extremely varied and can include tasks such as installing voice and data systems, emergency lighting systems, installing power and lighting systems, upgrading electrical systems, maintaining standby power generating systems, distributed control and SCADA systems, protection devices, drives and associated controls, direct current power systems and uninterruptible power supply systems (UPS). Finding a reliable electrician in your area can be difficult. Most people hire their tradesmen through word of mouth and recommendations from family members or friends. One simple way of finding electricians near me is to use a tradesmen directory site

    House Rewiring Cost

    The cost of having your house rewired by a competent and professional electrician can vary considerably depending on the number of fittings, layout, ease of access and overall size of the house. It is however possible to give some idea of the range of prices you could expect to pay, for complete rewiring of a 2 bed flat or bungalow, average prices are around £2000 to £2500, whereas for a 5 bed house the average price increases up to around £8500. Unless you have a lot of unusual electrical systems or fittings, the size of the house and number of rooms will have the biggest effect on price. When you are looking for an electrician nearby to complete a house rewire I would recommend getting multiple quotes from electricians in your area. They will come and look at the job and give you a cost estimate. The quotes you receive from each electrician will depend on how they have calculated the job. Have they used an online calculator or come up with the price themselves.

    Typical Home Electrical Projects and Average Costs

    The most popular electrical jobs we see people seeking quotations for are adding a ceiling light fixture with switch, adding an additional socket to an existing wiring installation, and replacing the Consumer Unit (which many still mistakenly call the Fusebox). Ceiling light fixtures and fittings costs can vary tremendously so it is impossible to give an average cost that includes fixtures and fittings, however for labour only replacing just the light fitting will cost from £30 to £70 on average. But this figure assumes switch and wiring already in place for a simple light replacement - if adding a ceiling light plus switch the actual cost will vary depending on the length of wire run and how near to the ring main the new light fitting and switch will be.

    Adding an additional power socket will also generally be priced on the length of wire run required, but will typically be in the £140 to £200 range for most jobs. Replacing the consumer unit (aka fusebox) is another common job and most electricians will charge from around £300 to £500 for standard jobs. Other popular electrical jobs include partial rewiring, fitting mains smoke detectors, adding kitchen or bathroom extractor fans, fitting showers and/or water pumps, and adding shaver points in bathrooms.

    Electrical Inspecting and Testing

    All electrical installations deteriorate with age and use, inspecting and testing such systems is a major source of work for electricians. All electrical systems should need to be inspected and tested at appropriate intervals to ensure they are in a satisfactory and safe condition for continued service. these safety checks are commonly known as "periodic inspection and testing". Such testing can reveal if any of your electrical circuits or equipment are overloaded, find any potential electric shock risks and fire hazards, identify defective electrical work and highlight any lack of earthing or bonding.

    The time intervals for periodic inspection and testing vary depending on the property and equipment, for example an owner-occupied home needs checked every 10 years and a rented home every 5 years, however, commercial equipment such as you might find in leisure centre swimming pools needs to be checked every 12 months. Periodic inspection and testing of electrical systems is not a DIY job, no matter how handy you may be! Electrical inspection and testing should be carried out only by registered electricians who can check the electrical system against the UK standard for the safety of electrical installations, BS 7671.

    Under Floor Heating

    Modern underfloor heating systems use either electrical resistance elements, or fluid flowing in pipes (hydronic systems) to heat the floor. Electrical resistance underfloor heating can only be used for heating, whereas hydronic systems can also be used for space cooling. These same systems on a larger scale are used to melt snow & ice on paths, driveways and landing pads, to cool skating rinks and to prevent football and rugby fields freezing. Whichever system you have fitted, it will include parts which are common to all heating systems such as, boilers, pumps and motorised valves. these systems are relatively maintenance free, however they need to be checked periodically by a qualified electrician. In particular, the underfloor heating manifolds should be checked annually for any leaks, the underfloor heating pipe needs to be checked for leaks and occasionally the system requires flushing to clear any blockages.

    Air Conditioning Electricians

    Air conditioners are basically a small version of a fridge, but without the insulated box. Whereas a fridge only cools the space inside it, air conditioners can cool a room or even an entire house. Air passing through the AC unit is cooled over the cold evaporator coil then blown back into the room, at the same time hot air vented through a window or wall via the exhaust hose. The cooling process also extracts moisture from the air and produces water, so air conditioning units have water tanks that need to be emptied (unless they have external drain facilities allowing water to run away continuously).

    Most refrigeration and air-conditioning (RAC) engineers are qualified electricians, they design, install and maintain cooling systems in commercial buildings and residential properties (though the demand for air conditioning is homes is very low in the UK thanks to the climate). Electricians in this industry are involved in designing, installing and maintaining cooling systems; surveying buildings where cooling systems are to be fitted; discussing requirements with customers; running quality checks to make sure systems are working properly and safely; diagnosing and fixing faults, plus carrying out any planned maintenance.

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    "Mark installed an extractor fan in our bathroom and did a very thorough and high quality job. I really appreciated that he explained everything he planned to do and offered a very fair quote for the work. He is extremely experienc..."

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    By Annabelle on 8th Oct 2019
    • Joined Oct 2017
    • Established 2017
    • Electrician in Chislehurst
    • Public liability insurance

    Techsmart Electrical Ltd is a qualified Electrician with a comprehensive list of Certificates. Based near Gillingham, covering the nearby areas they have a range of five star reviews behind them. Techsmart Electrical are qualified to help you with t...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Quick, efficient and friendly. Good quote and communication from the beginning. Recommended"

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    By Robert on 5th Nov 2019
    • Joined Feb 2018
    • Established 2018
    • Electrician in Chatham
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "A thorough check was carried out and a report was sent via email, which was very useful"

    Electrical Inspecting / Testing
    By Veronica on 5th Jul 2020
    • Joined Aug 2017
    • Electrician in Walsall
    • ID checked

    Hello my name is Victor. I am a fully qualified electrician with over 30 years of experience. I specialise in industrial, commercial, domestic and testing and inspection. After serving my 5 year apprentiship with London Electricity board I spent 12 y...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Job completed quickly and efficiently."

    Internal Painting & Decorating
    By Gill on 18th Feb 2020
    • Joined Oct 2017
    • Established 2006
    • Electrician in Reigate
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Lee was very professional, efficient, friendly and worked to a high standard. He was very accommodating and flexible on our timescales. He was also very reasonable on price. I would definitely recommend and use again."

    Lighting & Power - External
    By James on 20th Jun 2020
    • Joined Oct 2015
    • Established 2010
    • Electrician in Doncaster
    • ID checked

    Professional company with many years experience in bathrooms, plumbing work, stoves. All building work, kitchens and much more

    Most recent homeowner review

    "fair price,turned up when he said he would"

    Laminate Flooring
    By Mark on 15th Apr 2019
    • Joined Jun 2017
    • Established 2019
    • Electrician in Lincoln
    • ID checked

    Telekomm Solutions have been active since 2010. Based near Edgware and covering the local areas to help with the following jobs: - Burglar, Security & Intruder Alarm - CCTV - Digital Home Network - Fire Alarm System - Telephone Systems/ Ho...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Reliable. friendly, efficient"

    Lighting & Power - External
    By Stephen on 5th Jul 2020
    • Joined Feb 2018
    • Established 2010
    • Electrician in London
    • ID checked

    We provide top service at a competitive rate. Covering all aspects of Electrical work

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Absolutely fantastic service Andrew was on time, polite, very professional and cleaned everything up after up. Totally recommend Thank you very much"

    Lighting & Power - External
    By Karen on 30th Jun 2020
    • Joined Feb 2019
    • Established 2018
    • Electrician in Redditch
    • Public liability insurance

    Moz Electrical Contractors are your local reliable Electricians. Trading since 2016 with many 5 star reviews to back up the high quality work provided. Covering areas around North West London including Wembley, Greenford and Brentford and other larg...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Prompt, friendly & efficient. Great service received!"

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    By Joanne on 3rd Jul 2020
    • Joined Apr 2019
    • Established 2016
    • Electrician in London
    • Public liability insurance

    We are an eager business. Our electricians have over 27 years experience of working in the industry. We guarantee all our work to high standards. We've been rated 5* on rated people from our previous work. We undertake electrical work, such...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Prompt and efficient. Would certainly recommend"

    Lighting & Power - Internal
    By Robin on 2nd Jul 2020
    • Joined Aug 2019
    • Established 2010
    • Electrician in London
    • Public liability insurance

    I have been a fully qualified electrician for 20 years and NAPIT registered domestic installer during which time I have worked on various jobs in and around London covering industrial commercial and domestic installations. Everything from full rewir...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Good and professional"

    Electrical Inspecting / Testing
    By Yinghua on 22nd May 2020
    • Joined Jun 2016
    • Established 2000
    • Electrician in London
    • Public liability insurance

    Sevans Group Electrical Services are your local experts for all your Electrical, Heating & Plumbing requirements

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Craig and Danny (I hope I spelled it right) came over and did an amazing job working all day until late. They answered all our questions (and I had loads of silly questions and kept of popping around asking questions) and were ver..."

    House Rewire
    By Francesca on 27th Jun 2020
    • Joined Jan 2019
    • Established 2017
    • Electrician in London
    • ID checked

    Here at Ian Morris Electrical Limited we are committed to maintaining high our standards in all of our work backed by lots of great 5 star reviews. With 16 years of experience in electrical works, contact us today to see how we could help you.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Prompt and quality service."

    Sockets, Switches & Fittings
    By Matthew on 19th Jun 2020
    • Joined Oct 2019
    • Established 2004
    • Electrician in Winsford
    • Public liability insurance
    Most recent homeowner review

    "fast and efficient and entertaining"

    Electrical Inspecting / Testing
    By John on 19th Mar 2020
    • Joined Feb 2015
    • Established 2015
    • Electrician in Wolverhampton
    • ID checked

    We are a reputable local electrician that is based in Basingstoke offering a wide range of affordable & high quality services throughout Hampshire and the surrounding areas.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Fantastic service from Maurice. Came out at short notice and sorted my certification. Thank you. Now at the top of my list for a local sparky."

    Electrical Inspecting / Testing
    By Steve on 6th Dec 2019
    • Joined May 2016
    • Established 2009
    • Electrician in Basingstoke
    • ID checked

    A.S Electrical have nearly 30 years experience in electrical services. Based near Taunton and providing high class work in the surrounding areas. A.S Electrical are registered electricians, backed by many fantastic homeowner reviews.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "All lights and switches we've asked to install all work perfect! lovely chat as well."

    Lighting & Power - Internal
    By Justin on 27th Jun 2020
    • Joined May 2019
    • Established 1991
    • Electrician in Taunton
    • Public liability insurance

    Painting and Decorating since 1989. With over 30 years experience in the trade and with many great reviews.

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Painted my walls very well. Will use again."

    Internal Painting & Decorating
    By Kasim on 10th Jun 2020
    • Joined Feb 2017
    • Established 1989
    • Electrician in Glasgow
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "courteous, knew the problem and was able to solve and complete the job. I would be happy to use him again"

    Lighting & Power - Internal
    By Betty on 7th Jun 2020
    • Joined Mar 2019
    • Electrician in London
    • ID checked

    SNPelectrical is a small electrical Company that specialises in Rewires and electrical projects, we also do maintenance repairs, renovations etc. I have over 16 years experience in the field and i'm fully qualified and NIC registered, 18h Ed &...

    Most recent homeowner review

    "Sinclair was prompt, efficient, competent and tidy. He was a pleasure to have on-site and did the job brilliantly. I would highly-recommend Sinclair based on my experience."

    Lighting & Power - Internal
    By Lisa-jane on 25th Mar 2019
    • Joined Jan 2017
    • Electrician in Carshalton
    • ID checked
    Most recent homeowner review

    "Friendly and did it really quick"

    Lighting & Power - Internal
    By Colleena on 15th Sep 2019
    • Joined Jul 2018
    • Established 2016
    • Electrician in London
    • ID checked
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